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Huston-Tillotson University
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  • 4 Year
  • AUSTIN, TX

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

editorial

Huston-Tillotson is an above-average private, Christian university located in Austin, Texas. As a historically black college, HTU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 912 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Huston-Tillotson acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 33% of students, Huston-Tillotson alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,700.

About

900 CHICON ST
AUSTIN, TX 78702
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Red River Athletic Conference

Huston-Tillotson University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

HTU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
820-1000
ACT Range
14-20
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
Application Website
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,846 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,938 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
79%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
912 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
79
Undergrads Over 25
36%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Determined
    36%
  • Unique & drama-loving.
    36%
  • Unique
    21%
  • Outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
39%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 33 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • HT is a small campus but we make a big difference
    67%
  • HT is a family style school.
    17%
  • HT needs a lot of improvements.
    11%
  • Underrated
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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